Andrew Sugarman > Chambers of Christopher Williams > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Christopher Williams
Parklane Plowden

Work Department

Andrew Sugarman is a barrister at Parklane Plowden Chambers who specialises in Employment, Civil Fraud, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Insurance.


Andrew has been consistently highly rated by the leading guides to the legal profession. 

Chambers and Partners identifies him as one of the top three Employment practitioners in the North-East of England and the Legal 500 describes him as a Leading Junior in the field of Employment, who is both “technically and tactically astute, with an engaging personal style”.

Andrew completed pupillage at Cloisters, London and then worked for 6 months as a Judicial Assistant to the Court of Appeal assigned specifically to Mummery LJ, former President of the EAT, and Arden LJ. Since being called to the Bar in 2001, he has specialised in the field of employment, whilst maintaining a strong clinical negligence and personal injury practice.

He is Chambers’ Head of Civil Pupillage and sits on Chambers’ Executive Committee.


Called: 2001


ELA, ELBA, ILS, PIBA, Bar Pro Bono Unit, Justice


Trinity College, Cambridge 1996-1999 B.A. (Hons), M.A. (Cantab)

Tulane University, New Orleans 1999-2000, LL.M (with Distinction)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew SugarmanParklane PlowdenArgues cogently, calmly and persuasively in court.